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Old 11-24-2010, 02:00 PM   #1
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Exhaust issue....

In the last year, I have added a Banks exhaust (2.5" pipe I think), a Kilby gas tank skid, and an OME lift.

After installing the gas tank skid, the exhaust pipe is rattling against the skid and occasionally bumping the shock. I dont think it will really hurt anything, but the rattle is annoying!

I know I could take it to an exhaust shop, not sure how much that would run me, but my guess is $2-300, where they could either bend the existing pipe better, or drop on a smaller one.

I wonder though, is cutting the pipe shorter and just letting the exhaust go under the jeep a bad idea? Conceptually, it sounds simple, but I wonder if theres an aspect I hadnt considered (Im asking this before I cut anything this time).

Thoughts or experience with this or similar issues? Thanks for any help and advice.

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The exhaust fumes might be bad if your sitting at idle or going slow, especially with the top down.

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My stock exhaust would knock my Rokmen fuel tank skid when I accellerated. I just grabbed the mount abd bent it back a little. Problem solved.

CO2 can be a problem when you shorten exhaust pipes. I won't even run with my rear window open unless both front windows are open as well.
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Both good calls. Took it to a different shop and was actually impressed (its been awhile since I said that about a car shop). They just shortened the pipe by about 3", effectively moving the problematic bends forward enough to miss the skid and shock.....

Of course, its still a TJ, and something else is still rattling :-/

....I wonder if it could be the rear track bar on the back of the tank skid, as it seems to be only when the coil on the backend are compressed...
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